Feds, Pennsylvania Settle Consol Energy Water Pollution SuitConsol Energy has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a claim that its Bailey coal mining complex in southwestern Pennsylvania repeatedly polluted nearby streams beyond what's permitted under federal and state law.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
DEP Cites 243 Cases Of Well Water Contaminated By Drilling WastewaterThe state is out with new information about how many private drinking water wells have been contaminated due to drilling activities.
DEP Orders Drilling Company To Clean Up Water Supply In StahlstownThe Department of Environmental Protection has put a drilling company on notice after drinking water was contaminated by gas drilling wastewater in Westmoreland County.
The Search For Answers As Failed Dye Tests Leave Homeowners High And Dry Every time it rains, raw sewage overflows into our rivers and streams – and the federal government is mandating a multi-billion dollar fix to our sewer systems.
New Roofing Material On Pitt Building Will 'Eat' PollutionThe University of Pittsburgh’s Posvar Hall will become the first Pitt building to have a roof that “eats” airborne pollution.
EPA Carbon Pollution Proposal Hearing AnnouncedPittsburgh will host one of four national public hearings on the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon dioxide pollution from electric power plants.
Shenango Coke Works To Pay $600K Fine In Agreement With Allegheny Co.People who live in Bellevue and Avalon have long complained about pollution from the Shenango Coke Plant on Neville Island.
State Orders Ash Waste Dump Shut DownLittle Blue is a two-square mile lagoon containing untold tons of coal combustion waste, and folks who live nearby say it’s made their lives a misery.
$415K Given For Asthma Study Of Pittsburgh Kids
Local Experts To Launch Study Regarding High Number Of Asthma CasesAGH received grant money to conduct a study to find the cause of increase asthma in children in the Pittsburgh area.
Many Members Resign From Shenango's Good Neighbor Working GroupSeven of 10 members of the Neville Island Good Neighbors Working Group are quitting, saying they're frustrated that air pollution caused by a Pittsburgh-area coke plant isn't being fixed fast enough.